Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by a limbus.
  • adj. Of or relating to the limbic system.

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  • adj. Relating to the limbic system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to the limbic system.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of or pertaining to a limbus or border; bordering; marginal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or forming a limbus

Etymologies

French limbique, from limbe, edge, from Old French, graduated edge of an astronomical instrument; see limb2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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